Humberto Gutierrez Jim Irsay surprised the whole world with his acquisition last Saturday night. The owner of the Indianapolis Colts
Jim Irsay surprised the whole world with his acquisition last Saturday night. The owner of the Indianapolis Colts won through the auction a historical collection of the 1974 World Boxing Council, specifically the anecdotal fight between Muhammed Ali and Georfe Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire.
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Irsay obtained this relic for 6 million dollars in a sale that lasted about an hour. The championship belt of this historic fight is one of the most precious objects in the sports world. According to Heritage Auctions, this is one of Ali’s two belts with the World Boxing Council, the second being kept in a private collection.
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This businessman is a faithful follower of the former boxer, this trophy adds one more line to his Ali collection. He previously bought the shoes that he used in thrilla in manila, then he bought the tunic that the fighter used in his first fight before entering the ring.
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The owner of the Indianapolis Colts is a fan of collectibles, not only sports, but also strange symbols of music such as: the famous black guitar of David Gilmour of Pink Floyd (4 million), the drums played by the former drummer of The Beatles, Ringo Starr (2.2 million), documents written by the founding fathers of the United States, among other things.